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Almenkerk Wine Estate

Viljoenshoop Road 50, Elgin 7160, South Africa
+27 21 848 9844
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Stunning Estate and Wine Tasting

Spent an amazing morning wine tasting, with a lovely hostess! Service excellent and incredible... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Ulovane1
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Grahamstown, Eastern Cape
Gorgeous Wines and Vineyard

Almenkerk is a great winery to lounge at and chill for the afternoon. The views are spectacular and... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
worldtravelaur
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Almenkerk Wine Estate, in the cool Elgin Valley, is a real Family Estate; owned by the van Almenkerk Family and run by Natalie & Joris van Almenkerk. While Joris makes the wine - award winning wine -, Natalie does everything from sales & Marketing, PR and admin. Patriarch Joep helps out with sales, especially in his new restaurant De Brasserie in Strand, and acts as a mentor to the business side. Sisters Lieselotte & Annelies help with sales, tasting room and - of course - harvest (while juggling their studies and boyfriends). Next to that, we have a dedicated group of family & friends, local and overseas, who come out to help us during crunch time. Most importantly, though, do come visit us! Visitors to the Estate and our tasting room are increasing and - possible more importantly - returning to taste and buy some more. Life is beautiful on Almenkerk Wine Estate. We've been winning awards and medals. Some of them even for our cellar architecture! In any event, we consider our wines to be a form of liquid architecture.
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Viljoenshoop Road 50, Elgin 7160, South Africa
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+27 21 848 9844
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Spent an amazing morning wine tasting, with a lovely hostess! Service excellent and incredible facilities and the view is just stunning!

Thank Ulovane1
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Almenkerk is a great winery to lounge at and chill for the afternoon. The views are spectacular and the wines top quality. Order a picnic from Terra Madrid and station yourself at Almenkerk with a few bottles of wine for a perfect day!

Thank worldtravelaur
Natalie O, Owner at Almenkerk Wine Estate, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for your visit and kind words! A picnic from Terra Madre is indeed a very good idea, fresh & delicious :)

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I popped by at this beautiful wine estate and was very impressed with the art, service and wine! My favorite was the Chardonnay! Well worth a visit.

Thank Macayla B
Natalie O, Owner at Almenkerk Wine Estate, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello Macayla - thank you for your visit and taking the time to visit tripadvisor and review us, please do visit soon again!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

At Almenkerk they really know what they are doing! The wines are spectacular! I have been to many wineries in the Franschhoek/ Stellenbosch/ Elgin regions and Almenkerk wines were the best! The family who runs the winery are true experts and very friendly too! And...More

Thank Ariana Nizza C
Natalie O, Owner at Almenkerk Wine Estate, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Wow Ariana what a massive compliment, thank you so much. We are very happy you enjoyed all we have to offer here!

Reviewed 14 September 2017

As we were visiting the area again, we felt we had to take our walking group to this wonderful winery. As usual it was magic. Ruth is a star, so knowledgeable and enthusiastic. A must visit if you are in the area. Loved seeing the...More

Thank 770carol
Natalie O, Owner at Almenkerk Wine Estate, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Carol, thank you for your visit and bringing your friends, we really do appreciate it! See you soon again...

Reviewed 6 July 2017

Spectacular views, beautiful wines and very friendly people. The art on display is very interesting and worth seeing. Tasting room experience was amazing, also as the wine maker and owner came round to talk about the wine. We will go back very soon!

Thank Florence V
Natalie O, Owner at Almenkerk Wine Estate, responded to this reviewResponded 7 July 2017

Hello Florence V - thank you for your review. We are very happy that you will be back soon, look forward to your next visit ....

Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

My friends and I love going to this wine farm. Not only is there a beautiful view and enjoyable wine, but the grounds are scattered with amazing sculptures. It's a lovely place to spend an afternoon. The only thing missing if food.

Thank CarolynOnTheGo
Natalie O, Manager at Almenkerk Wine Estate, responded to this reviewResponded 27 June 2017

Carolyn thank you for taking the time to write a review, we appreciate this as we do your return visits!!

Reviewed 23 May 2017

Great location, fantastic wines and surrounded by some interesting pieces of art. Service was great and plan to spend a few additional minutes walking around.

Thank Kribs G
Natalie O, Manager at Almenkerk Wine Estate, responded to this reviewResponded 26 May 2017

KribsG thank you for taking the time to write a 5 star review about us. Come back soon!

Reviewed 17 May 2017

My visit to the Western Cape was short, too short, but thanks to my friends who are locals, I managed to cram in a lot of wonderful sights and experiences. The Almenkerk Wine Estate is one of those places that I am so glad I...More

Thank Fab J
Natalie O, Manager at Almenkerk Wine Estate, responded to this reviewResponded 19 May 2017

Thank you for your review, we are very happy you had a great experience here. You make it sound very inviting :)

Reviewed 7 May 2017

A local contact suggested that I'd enjoy a trip to this winery - absolutely spot on. The wines are very good and the team are really friendly, they did not rush me at all. I even had an opportunity to talk to the winemaker. To...More

Thank MrBok
Natalie O, Manager at Almenkerk Wine Estate, responded to this reviewResponded 9 May 2017

This makes us very happy! Thank you for coming to visit us here - we look forward to your return visit ....

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Response from Natalie O | Property representative |
Hey David! Just saw this message now apologies, yes we are open at the moment Tues-Sat 10am-4pm. Hope to see you soon! Ruth
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